Articles on educating children

educating children



Why schools deny that bullying causes suicide
Izzy Kalman | 08 April 2014 |
tags: bullying
They can't afford to take responsibility for their failed policies.


The fatal dogma which keeps the bullying epidemic afloat
Izzy Kalman | 27 February 2014 |
tags: bullying
We need more wisdom, not fewer bullies.


Sex, schools and social suicide
Kevin Ryan | 22 January 2014 |
tags: schools, sex education, sexualisation of children
If students attend schools which are run as sexual playgrounds, is it any wonder if they fail to learn?


False child abuse allegations take a heavy toll on teachers
Heather Piper | 20 January 2014 |
tags: sexual abuse, teachers, UK
Headlines give a very misleading picture of what actually happens in schools.


Who has the right to form young minds?
Anthony Esolen | 16 January 2014 |
tags: Common Core, education of children, parental rights
A controversial national curriculum in the US raises a fundamental question.


Do anti-bullying programs lead to more bullying?
Izzy Kalman | 28 October 2013 |
tags:
A new study questions the effectiveness of campaigns to stop the scourge of bullying.


Should schools teach about religions?
Kevin Ryan | 29 September 2013 |
tags: philosophy, public schools system, religious education
It's an idea that looks good on paper but can in fact lead to dangerous madness.


Seriously, is this mommy business really worth it?
Lea Singh | 15 August 2013 |
tags: careers, having it all, leaning in, parenting
A Harvard Law School graduate turned homemaker puts the case for bambinos in the burbs.


One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world
Malala Yousafzai | 19 July 2013 |
tags: education of children, Islam, Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan, Taliban
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has become a symbol of resistance to Taliban terror. This is her inspiring speech at the UN.


Should children be lobbyists?
David Zaruk | 19 July 2013 |
tags: exploitation, lobbyists, Malala Yousafzai
It is shameful to use children as front-line troops in political campaigns.


The making of a champion starts in the home
Julie Tullberg | 15 July 2013 |
tags: cricket, home, sportsmanship
A 19-year-old Aussie with a big smile clocked up 98 runs in his debut Test against England. Where did all that talent come from?


Do schools really need teachers?
Anya Kamenetz | 11 July 2013 |
tags: Self-Organized Learning Environments, Sugata Mitra
Indian educational entrepreneur Sugata Mitra claims that all kids need is access to the internet.


Queering education
Robert R. Reilly | 10 June 2013 |
tags: education, homosexuality, same-sex marriage
What will happen in the classroom if same-sex marriage is legalised? Massachusetts offers a vision of the future.


Digital multitasking: scourge or blessing?
Anya Kamenetz | 22 May 2013 |
tags: education, multitasking, social media
How can we teach students to focus on what they ought to be doing?


What do the children say?
Robert Oscar Lopez | 12 May 2013 |
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
The children of same-sex couples normally love the people who raised them. But many of them still have reservations about same-sex marriage.


Get out your stripey socks
Mary Le Rumeur | 20 March 2013 |
tags: bioethics, Down syndrome
... and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. It's time to explode the myths and fears that surround this condition.


The least of these
Anthony Esolen | 19 February 2013 |
tags: Boy Scouts, childhood, homosexuality
Our government has failed to admit that its own selfishness is the root of many societal problems it has tried to address.


Christopher Dorner LAPD, all-American hero
Izzy Kalman | 14 February 2013 |
tags: bullying, Christopher Dorner
What turned an anti-bullying crusader into a murderous avenger?


Family structure: it’s an education in itself
Andrea Mrozek | 24 January 2013 |
tags: education of children, family structure, marriage
An international report finds a clear educational advantage in developed countries for children living with two parents.


Safety in social media comes down to lifestyles
Reynaldo Rivera | 08 January 2013 |
tags: cyber-bullying, social networking, values
The quality of family relationships is a key to safety on social networking sites, according to new research from Europe.


“These tragedies must end”
Michael Cook | 17 December 2012 |
tags: Barack Obama, divorce, gun control, rampage shooting
Why are so many rampage killers the sons of divorce?


Should 16-year-olds be able to vote?
Shawn Murphy | 02 November 2012 |
tags: democracy, franchise, Scotland, teenagers
Scotland's 16 and 17-year-olds will be casting their votes in a referendum on independence. Why not elsewhere?


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